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I Don't Live in Dorm: How Do I Find Community?

By Shailey Cara

If you don't live in the dorm, how do you access meaningful community at Briercrest? A fourth-year college student shares advice that can help students of BCA, Briercrest College, and Briercrest Seminary.

4 Elements of Great Christian Mentoring

By Timothy Lenko

Christian mentorship makes an enormous difference to the discipleship of youth, emerging adults, and adults. How can we improve our practice of something this influential?

What Are We Asking of Technology?

By Joel Houston

Modern technology is radically altering our lives. Is uncritical acceptance of new technologies the right way forward for us as Christians? Joel Houston, PhD, poses six questions we should be asking of technology before we welcome it into our lives.

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Why Charles Taylor? Why Briercrest?

By Joy Demoskoff

Briercrest's upcoming conference was inspired by Charles Taylor's scholarship. Dr. Joy Demoskoff explores the intersection of Taylor's ideas and Briercrest's mission.

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Weeks at Briercrest

By Timothy Lenko  (College Blog)

Whether you are a freshman or a returning student, your first weeks help set the tone for the whole year! Here are a few things to try as you start this new chapter.

Briercrest Athletics Camps and Discipleship: An Interview with Elly Blackaby

By Timothy Lenko  (College Blog)

Elly Blackaby, camp director for Women's Volleyball Camp 2021, reflects on highlights and the richness of discipleship in athletics.

Coming to Briercrest to Study Ministry? Here's What You Need to Know!

By William Dmytrow  (College Blog)

Hear a senior Christian Ministry student present 10 'must-knows' for future ministry students.

How to Choose the Right TESOL Program for You

By David Catterick  (College Blog)

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is an exciting career path that can open up many different opportunities around the world. But not all TESOL training is equal. Here's how to choose the right TESOL program to reach your goals!

5 Key Time Management Principles for Christian Students

By Erin Gordon  (College Blog)

As followers of Jesus, our time is not our own. So how can Christian students make the most of their God-given time? Read on for 5 key principles from the Director of Student Success at Briercrest College!

Meet our Princi(pal) Mrs. Ike!

By Shayla Alexander  (BCA Blog)

Mrs. Ike is the Principal at Briercrest Christian Academy. During her time at BCA, she has seen God faithfully change lives. Get to know her below:

3 Life Lessons I Learned in Math Class at BCA

By Lilly Matthies  (BCA Blog)

Hear one of our students reflect on her influential Math teacher, how he helped her understand concepts, but also love herself.

Meet a Sr. English Teacher

By Briercrest Staff  (BCA Blog)

Get to know Linda Klippenstein, Sr. English and History teacher at BCA, as she shares her heart for shaping the lives of students beyond graduation.

School After Quarantine: How BCA got back to Building Community During COVID-19

By Cheryl Crocker  (BCA Blog)

Teacher Cheryl Crocker reflects on returning to the classroom during an entirely different year.

I have learned so much beyond the classroom and been shaped by the school and staff. I have had faculty point out skills and characteristics that I possess and help me enhance them for better self-development and future career opportunities.
From the National Survey of Student Engagement 2015 (College)